Dr Samantha Yang Peiling


National University Cancer Institute, Singapore (NCIS)  

Division of Endocrinology, University Medicine Cluster, National University Hospital (NUH)

Assistant Professor, Yong Loo Lin School of Medicine, National University of Singapore


Dr Yang obtained her medical degrees from the National University of Singapore (MBBS), the Royal College of Physicians, United Kingdom [MRCP(UK)] and the Masters of Medicine (S’pore). She later completed her advanced specialist training in Endocrinology at National University Hospital. She then completed a fellowship at the Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Centre in New York where she was involved in clinical research and clinical work pertaining to thyroid nodule and thyroid cancer.


Her interests are in the evaluation of patients with thyroid nodules and the treatment of thyroid cancer patients. She is involved in genetic studies for the evaluation of patients with thyroid nodules. She also has a keen interest in the treatment of metabolic bone disease. 


Education and Fellowships

MBBS (S'pore), MRCP (UK), M Med (Int Med), Endocrinology Fellowship Singapore (Joint committee on Specialist Training), Thyroid Cancer Fellowship (Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Centre, United States), Endocrine Certification in Neck Ultrasound (American Association of Clinical Endocrinologists)


Specialty Interests

  • Thyroid nodule and cancer
  • Genetics
  • Metabolic bone disease


Awards and Honours

  • NUHS Clinician Scientist Program Award 2015
  • Endocrine & Metabolic Society of Singapore Research Funding Award 2015-2018
  • National University Healthcare System Leadership in Academic Medicine Program Clinician Scientist Unit “Pitch for Funds” Award for research grant 2013
  • Singapore Health and Biomedical Congress (SHBC) Singapore Clinician Investigator Award (Bronze) 2011


Professional Memberships

  • Endocrine & Metabolic Society of Singapore- past committee 2009
  • American Thyroid Association
Updated as of 3 July 2017